(redirected from wedge osteotomy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to wedge osteotomy: High Tibial Osteotomy


A chart pattern composed of two converging lines connecting peaks and troughs. In the case of falling wedges, the pattern indicates temporary interruptions of upward price rallies. In the case of rising wedges, indicates interruptions of a falling price trend.


In technical analysis, a series of high and low prices for a security that, when plotted on a chart, looks vaguely like a triangle. A triangle indicates that investors do not know whether a bull market or a bear market will prevail. If the triangle breaks upward, it is a bullish sign, but if it breaks downward, it is a bearish sign. A triangle is also called a wedge. See also: Ascending sign, Descending sign.


See triangle.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sagittal translation in opening wedge osteotomy for the correction of thoracolumbar kyphotic deformity in ankylosing spondylitis.
MINY et al lateral wedge osteotomy is an efficient technique to correct cubitus varus deformity.
Closing wedge osteotomy with transpedicular fixation in ankylosing spondylitis.
All thirty six patients had undergone lateral closed wedge osteotomy with tibio fibular syndesmotic release.
A closing wedge osteotomy allows a stable construct with bone-on-bone contact, obviating the need for bone graft and offering minimal potential for nonunion.
The fourth edition eliminates some procedures and adds cast treatment of congenital club foot, opening wedge osteotomy for angular deformities of long bones, and anterior strut graft for kyphosis.
Our volar wedge osteotomy helped to create a situation typically seen in scaphoid nonunions--the "humpback" deformity.